In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1oportunidad feminineocasión feminineto seize the opportunity — aprovechar la oportunidad / ocasión
- she never misses an opportunity — nunca deja pasar una oportunidad / ocasión
- thank you for giving me this opportunity — gracias por darme esta oportunidad
- at the earliest / first opportunity — cuanto antes
- opportunity to + inf/of-ing — oportunidad de + inf
- I had no opportunity to put my point of view — no tuve oportunidad de exponer mi punto de vista
- we took the opportunity of looking around the city — aprovechamos (la oportunidad) para recorrer la ciudad
- this gives me an opportunity to catch up on / of catching up on my reading — esto me da la oportunidad de ponerme al día con la lectura
- opportunity for sth/-ing
- the job offers excellent opportunities for promotion — el trabajo ofrece excelentes posibilidades de ascenso
- this left us little opportunity for sightseeing — esto nos dejó poco tiempo para hacer turismo
- job opportunities — oportunidades de trabajo
- an equal opportunities policy — una política de igualdad de oportunidades
- when opportunity knocks — cuando se presenta la oportunidad
- There are also opportunities for people to get involved in a more hands-on manner.
- These close approaches are superb opportunities for everyone to observe the red planet.
- Despite opportunities for both sides, the second half did not produce any more goals.
- We believe it will also increase opportunities for musicians and other artists to perform.
- It is an activity which contains very few opportunities for genuine excitement.
- There are huge opportunities for local companies and businesses to become more involved.
- He will also be responsible for exploring new opportunities for the operation.
- There will be plenty of opportunities for family swimming in the new swimming and training pools.
- We believe that there are big opportunities for customers to use these services.
- It was an opportunity of a lifetime and I was really pleased to have the chance to meet him.
- Parents cannot afford to miss out on good investment opportunities for their children.
- Besides this, there will be more opportunities for direct sourcing of plants overseas.
- Languages with fewer borrowed words obviously tend to have fewer opportunities for puns.
- The manager intends there to be many more opportunities for the team to develop.
- The cluster team will focus on new opportunities for the development of new timber products.
- The time scale involved may make it not possible to afford an opportunity to comment.
- It proposes opening up opportunities for private organisations to run their own schools.
- I think he should be given the opportunity of looking at these before I make an order.
- There will be demonstrations and opportunities for young people to actually try things.
- To do that would simply deprive many people of the opportunity of a better environment.
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